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ITB and Brazilian Science Without Borders initiative

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5/10/2013 4:30:10 PM


ITB is delighted to be involved in the first call for Ireland's Higher Education providers to welcome Brazilian students on 1 year study abroad programmes.
Ambassador Frank Sheridan signed the agreement for participation of Irish Higher Education Institutions in the undergraduate programmes of Ciencia Sem Fronteiras, with Dr. Jorge Almeida Guimaraes, President of the CAPES Foundation on the 14th December 2012.
Once funding is approved, Brazilian students will be able to apply to Irish Institutions through a common application system up to May 20th 2013. The link to this common application system will be on the CAPES website during the month of May and will also be available at



The Brazilian government's Science Without Borders program will provide scholarships to undergraduate students from Brazil for up to one year of study at Institutes of Technology in Ireland. Scholarships will be given primarily to students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Students in the program will return to Brazil to complete their degrees. The Institutes of Technology are delighted to offer opportunities to study at undergraduate level in the following areas:



  • Engineering and other technological areas
  • Pure and Natural Sciences
  • Health and Biomedical Sciences
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
  • Aerospace
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Sustainable Agricultural Production
  • Oil, Gas and Coal
  • Renewable Energy
  • Minerals
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology and New Materials
  • Technology for the protection & mitigation of natural disasters
  • Biodiversity and Bioprospection
  • Marine Sciences
  • New technologies for constructive engineering
  • Creative industries



You can contact Tom Nolan at for further details of the courses on offer at ITB.


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